bitumen

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bitumen

a series of natural and artificial dry petroleum products. When combined with pitch and used as a flooring it may contain sufficient phenol to cause poisoning in pigs fed on the floors.
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Looking at the trend on an individual company basis, numerous large bituminous coal burners have seen significant increases recently in the role subbituminous coal plays in their coal consumption mix.
Now, we tend to build up the roof in three layers, using different qualities of bituminous felt to achieve a more durable finish and even incorporate breather layers to release any trapped condensation.
Tenders are invited for work consists of bituminous mill and overlay.
The indicative annual quantities are: - Bituminous mixes 0/6 (BBSG): 700 tonnes, - Bituminous bituminous mixtures 0/10 (BBSG): 100 tonnes, - bituminous mixtures 0/14 (GB): 100 tonnes.